Ecclesiastes Study Guide Answers 

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Chapter 1

  1. Vanity
  2. One generation passes away, and another generation comes.The sun also rises, and the sun goes down. The wind goes toward the south, and turns about to the north.  All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full. The thing that has been, it is that which shall be
  3. The eye or ear
  4. There is no remembrance of former things
  5. Wisdom
  6. Grief

Chapter 2 

  1. Pleasure, laughter, wine, great works, houses, vineyards, gardens, orchards, pools of water, servants, possessions, cattle, silver, gold, singers, musical instruments
  2. Nothing
  3. All was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun
  4. There is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool
  5. Because he would have to leave them to someone else who may be a fool
  6. Enjoy that for which he has labored

Chapter 3

  1. A time to be born, die, plant,  pluck up, kill heal, break down,  build up, weep, laugh, mourn,  dance, cast away stones,  gather stones , embrace, refrain from embracing, get, lose, keep,  cast away, rend, sew, to keep silence,  speak, love, hate, war,  peace
  2. Everything
  3. Enjoy the good of all his labor
  4. For ever
  5. All are of the dust, and all turn to dust again
  6. The spirit of man that goes upward, and the spirit of the beast that goes downward

Chapter 4

  1. An handful with quietness
  2. Riches
  3. If they fall, the one will lift up his fellow
  4. A poor and a wise child

Chapter 5

  1. Be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools
  2. By multitude of words
  3. Your vows to God
  4. Silver and increase
  5. Sleep
  6. Nothing
  7. For one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor all the days of his life

Chapter 6

  1. An untimely birth
  2. His mouth
  3. The sight of the eyes

Chapter 7

  1. A good name
  2. Sorrow: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better
  3. Fools
  4. The rebuke of the wise
  5. A gift (bribe)
  6. Patience
  7. Consider
  8. Wisdom
  9. No one
  10. The woman, whose heart is snares and nets
  11. Sought out many inventions

Chapter 8

  1. Wisdom
  2. The king's commandment
  3. Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily
  4. Them that fear God
  5. The work of God, that is done under the sun

Chapter 9

  1. Death
  2. A living dog
  3. The wife whom you love
  4. Whatever your hand finds to do
  5. Time and chance
  6. His time
  7. Wisdom

Chapter 10 

  1. Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to stink
  2. Leave not your place; for yielding pacifies great offenses
  3. Fall in the pit
  4. More strength
  5. Words
  6. Slothfulness
  7. Money
  8. It will be told

Chapter 11

  1. You shall find it after many days
  2. In the morning whether it is windy or cloudy
  3. All their doings

Chapter 12 

  1. Remember his Creator
  2. Eye sight dims, teeth fall out, hearing diminishes, fear, desire fails
  3. Dust of the earth
  4. Acceptable and upright words of truth
  5. Making books
  6. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man
  7. Every work with every secret thing

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